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Adapting a Geriatrics Health Counseling Virtual Agent for the Chinese Culture [chapter]

Zhe Zhang, Ha Trinh, Qiong Chen, Timothy Bickmore
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The design of a virtual conversational agent that provides cardiovascular health counseling to hospitalized geriatrics patients in China is described, along with the linguistic and cultural adaptations  ...  performed to tailor the agent for China.  ...  Thanks to Shuo Zhou and Lin Shi for review and input, and Zachary Berwaldt for work on the character model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-21996-7_28 fatcat:mdnyn2nls5fctgtjeg744c6osy

Health-Related Conditions and Depression in Elderly Mexican American and Non-Hispanic White Residents of a United States-Mexico Border County: Moderating Effects of Educational Attainment

David F. Briones, Peter L. Heller, Luis M. Carcoba, Henry W. Weisman, Elizabeth M. Ledger, Michael A. Escamilla
2011 Depression Research and Treatment  
After adjusting for educational attainment, using multiple regression analyses, depression was not associated with ethnicity and only six of the health related conditions showed significant differences  ...  Elderly MA residents possessed a higher prevalence of current depression, a relatively unique health-related condition profile, and were more likely to experience a set of conditions that impede participation  ...  Acknowledgments Acknowledgments The authors are grateful to the participants who took part in the study and to the community leaders who facilitated recruitment and provided feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2011/908536 pmid:21860790 pmcid:PMC3157197 fatcat:6buf7yxwrbfefgtzfytkhsnpn4

Canadian Conference on Medical Education 2022 abstracts

Heather Hickey
2022 Canadian Medical Education Journal  
No responsibility is assumed for any claims, instructions, or methods contained in the abstracts: it is recommended that these are verified independently.  ...  A shift from cultural competency to cultural safety is required in the health care system.  ...  Conclusion: The study we conducted suggests that potential interventions for better health crisis preparedness can target the role of students as agents of change, distance education, health in times of  ... 
doi:10.36834/cmej.75002 pmid:35572020 pmcid:PMC9099163 fatcat:4rqywmdt6fbjbhwvd4ybihcvm4

Abstracts from the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Geriatrics Society, Montreal, April 2015

Various Authors
2015 Canadian Geriatrics Journal  
Optimizing heath care services for seniors in emergency departments (ED) is a core component of the "Senior Friendly Hospital Approach" being implemented in Quebec.  ...  We defined high level of availability in the three following components of geriatric expertise: 1) geriatric care coordinatioN = a designated clinician coordinating the care of older adults available every  ...  strategies, and committed change agents.  ... 
doi:10.5770/cgj.18.203 fatcat:6iqpz2ijobestjv6bcfqnqu454

Abstracts of the American Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Virtual Conference, 10-12 March 2021

2021 Psycho-Oncology  
| Developing a patient-centered hybrid-model of care delivery in the COVID-19 epicenter of Miami, Florida Acknowledgment of Funding: R34AT009447. Acknowledgment of Funding: N/A.  ...  The presentation will emphasized the promotion and application of tele mental health services for Latinos; highlighting the relevance of integrating culture in the provision of tele mental health services  ...  Acknowledgment of Funding: N/A. 11.4 | Bouncing back after cancer treatment: Adapting a virtual mind-body program for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors transitioning into posttreatment survivorship  ... 
doi:10.1002/pon.5637 pmid:33656764 fatcat:waxxjgmx7vh77a57mg4ynub7ji

Poster presentations

2016 European Geriatric Medicine  
Multiresistant agents were found in 10.8% blood cultures, 28.4% in urine cultures and 30.3% in spuctum cultures. 31.3% of the patients died and roughly half of these patients had septic shock.  ...  The sensitivity of urine dipstick as a proxy for culture was 82.3%, with a specificity of 56.4%.  ...  Conclusions: Almost half of the hip fracture patients used antithrombotic agents, but only a minor fraction was treated with NOACs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1878-7649(16)30149-8 fatcat:hufxrwbiencbtf4qe5t7aokn6q


M. Tamulaitiene, V. Alekna, A. Mastaviciute, R. Martinaityte
2017 Innovation in aging  
Multiresistant agents were found in 10.8% blood cultures, 28.4% in urine cultures and 30.3% in spuctum cultures. 31.3% of the patients died and roughly half of these patients had septic shock.  ...  The sensitivity of urine dipstick as a proxy for culture was 82.3%, with a specificity of 56.4%.  ...  Conclusions: Almost half of the hip fracture patients used antithrombotic agents, but only a minor fraction was treated with NOACs.  ... 
doi:10.1093/geroni/igx004.4105 fatcat:a3qfulyzgjcg5kqprf2miejsxe

Abstract: Symposia, Conferences, Oral communications: 10th International Conference on Frailty, Sarcopenia Research and Geroscience (ICFSR), March 11-13, 2020, Toulouse - France

2020 The Journal of frailty & aging  
Communication 2: The Rapid Geriatric Assessment: a The Rapid Geriatric Assessment screens for frailty (FRAIL), sarcopenia (SARC-F), anorexia of aging (SNAQ) and cognition (Rapid Cognitive Screen (RCS).  ...  Only if necessary will the older person be directed to a medical clinic for further management.  ...  Considering the typical Chinese diet and the overall low physical activity levels of Chinese adults, there is a need for timely interventions to improve nutritional status and bone health.  ... 
doi:10.14283/jfa.2020.8 pmid:32150216 fatcat:fhntct2pjjhfhac3uynrvrtgqq

Interest in meta-research in geriatric medicine: a survey of members of the European Geriatric Medicine Society

Nicola Veronese, Gabriel Torbahn, Jacopo Demurtas, Charlotte Beaudart, Pinar Soysal, Alessandra Marengoni, Susan D. Shenkin, Mirko Petrovic, Cornel C. Sieber, Antonio Cherubini, Lee Smith, Stefania Maggi
2020 European Geriatric Medicine  
Our survey shows that interest in SRs/MAs is high, and there is a demand for education on these topics in relation to geriatric medicine.  ...  In particular, there is need for educational courses for meta-research in geriatric medicine, online or in person, organized by the EuGMS.  ...  Methods: The principles of good practice for the translation and cultural adaptation were used [1].  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41999-020-00369-0 pmid:32705627 fatcat:6xcuvbser5deddrbv6qmgup6ea


2016 The gerontologist  
Aslan, Anna, 460 Dahms, Rebecca, 2060, 2325 Dahodwala, Nabila, 1580 Dailey, Heather, 1125 Dakin, Emily, 795 Dal Bello Haas, Vanina, 225 Dalley, Gillian, 1105 Daly, Tamara, 1725 Damaske, Sarah A.  ...  , Ruth, 2325 •Dannefer, Dale, 555, 650 DAoust, Rita, 1290 Daras, Laurie C., 1795 DaRosa, Grace, 200 Darvishpoor Kakhki, Ali, 265 Das, SaiKrupa, 1495 Da Silva, Jaqueline, 1845 da Silva, Rubens A.  ...  Cohen Interdisciplinary Approaches for Improving Geriatric Clinical Care-Change AGEnts Interventions Chair: Nicole Ruggiano Discussant: Anthony Ehren Rosen Presentations: • Expanding Health Information  ... 
doi:10.1093/geront/gnw162.1547 fatcat:fe2uhkceuvaebmu6og5swgzbcy

Proceedings from the 11th Annual Conference on the Science of Dissemination and Implementation

2019 Implementation Science  
A final innovation this year, was the provision of a limited number of scholarships for patients to attend the conference as well as for participants from low and middle income countries (thanks in part  ...  We also convened a scientific advisory panel to advise on the overall conference, particularly highlighting the theme of scaling up effective health and healthcare in community, public health, and healthcare  ...  The present study is grounded in Diffusion Theory and qualitatively assesses the needs of Chinese livery drivers to inform a culturally and linguistically responsive adaptation of an existing health promotion  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13012-019-0878-2 pmid:31416469 pmcid:PMC6432743 fatcat:4tqzvh45k5bndl757vcgtw224i

The situation of infection in the elderly in Spain: a multidisciplinary opinion document

Emilio Bouza, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón., Francisco José Brenes, Javier Díez Domingo, José María Eiros Bouza, José González, Diego Gracia, Ricardo Juárez González, Patricia Muñoz, Roberto Petidier Torregrossa, José Manuel Ribera Casado, Primitivo Ramos Cordero (+6 others)
2020 Revista Espanola de Quimioterapia  
Infection in the elderly is a huge issue whose treatment usually has partial and specific approaches.  ...  We begin by discussing the concept of the elderly, the reasons for their predisposition to infection, the most frequent infections and their causes, and the workload and economic burden they place on society  ...  "third age culture" for some time [165] .  ... 
doi:10.37201/req/057.2020 pmid:32896115 pmcid:PMC7528417 fatcat:66iutxjbovanblctcztd2mbjjy

Negotiating candidacy: ethnic minority seniors' access to care

2009 Ageing & Society  
The configuration and delivery of health services, and health-care providers' limited knowledge of the seniors' needs and confounded these problems.  ...  for action, and revealed gaps that pose questions for future research.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was made possible by a postdoctoral fellowship awarded to Dr Sharon Koehn by the Canadian Health Research Foundation and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (PDA-0938  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0144686x08007952 pmid:23814327 pmcid:PMC3693980 fatcat:ndbrafydanbovainnhnc3b57fu

2014 ACCP Virtual Poster Symposium

2014 Pharmacotherapy  
However, up to one-third of said they were not confident counseling even in agents dispensed by a majority (>75%) within the last 6 months.  ...  METHODS: Patients with a positive urine culture treated for UTI and discharged from the ED of a community hospital were reviewed.  ... 
doi:10.1002/phar.1449 fatcat:4sddvzknyfbbzllo6kpxa47rke

A Multidisciplinary, Experiential, Educational Curriculum in Child Abuse: The Pediatrician's Role in Early Recognition, Documentation, Management, and Legal Advocacy

Tammy Camp, Lesley Motheral, Kirsten Robinson, Patti Patterson, Lara Johnson
2014 Journal of Graduate Medical Education  
Abstracts of these reports are available now 365 unique articles this week The SafetyLit Foundation has been designated a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) public charity by the US IRS Please consider making a  ...  Click on the title of a report to view the full citation and abstract.  ...  (Copyright 2014, Springer Science+Business Media) Translation, cultural adaptation, and psychometric testing of the environmental distress scale with Indonesian survivors of a volcanic eruption -Warsini  ... 
doi:10.4300/jgme-d-14-00035.1 pmid:24949164 pmcid:PMC4054759 fatcat:ymg5fw463nhyzhfbgrbuinjc2y
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